Tag Archive: Human Rights

Here’s why Saudi Arabia is highly unpopular at Paris climate conference

Reacting to the recent agreement text which was released on Wednesday, Greenpeace’s Climate policy advisor Kaisa Kosonen said, ‘Some of the words in this text are smeared with the fingerprints of the oil-producing… Continue reading

The Youth Care More About Climate Change Than Just Taking A Selfie

‘But first, let me take a selfie.’ You can’t have missed this song if you are a millennial. Selfie is the word that party anthems are made of these days. In 2013, it… Continue reading

Corporal Punishment is Turning India’s Schools into a Fish Market

‘This is a classroom, not a fish market!’- Almost every child studying in India’s schools might have heard this quintessential expression at some point in time from their teacher. The noisy class would… Continue reading

Is The World Ready For Climate Migrants?

Last month, the pictures of Rohingya Muslims struggling at sea were some of the most tragic and unsettling images to hit the world. With their bodies wasting away and despair in their eyes,… Continue reading

It’s June 5 and India’s climate future looks coal-grey

As you celebrate World Environment Day, spare a thought for the gritty environmental fight that Mahan’s forest dwellers are waging against corporate greed for coal According to a study released this week, nine… Continue reading

A Crowd-funded Children’s Book that Tackles Homophobia in Pakistan

‘My Chacha is Gay’ The LGBTQ rights movement has turned to good account this month with the launch of UN’s Bollywood inspired video promoting gay rights in India. Meanwhile in the neighbouring country… Continue reading